61GBA4iOS is a popular Game Boy emulator that has been available for a while on iOS. Basically, GBA4iOS allows iOS users to play Game Boy Advance and original Gameboy ROMs on their iPhones and iPads.

Previously, jailbreaking served as the only option to install and run GBA4iOS on your iPhone and iPad, but things have changed. Users now can easily install on their iPhones and iPads running iOS 10 without jailbreak.

For some background, last year, Apple made some changes to its developer program. Accordingly, Apple now allows the installation of non-Apple apps on your iPhone and iPad without jailbreak. This means that you now can sideload apps on your iOS device.

In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to download GBA4iOS on an iOS 10 iPhone or iPad.

  1. Steps to download GBA4iOS on iPhone or iPad running iOS 10

Before we begin, make sure that you have downloaded GBA4iOS IPA file and Cydia Impactor on your Mac or Windows PC. If you have not already done so, head over to this link here  (GBA4iOS) and here (Cydia Impactor)

Step one: Once you are done, connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer and launch Cydia Impactor on your computer

Step two: Next up, you now have to drag the GBA4iOS IPA file you downloaded earlier onto Cydia Impactor

Step three: Enter your Apple ID and password when asked for one. Remember that you can create alternative Apple ID if you don’t want to provide your primary one

Step four: Cydia Impactor will then start installing GBA4iOS on your device. Once the process is finished, you will see the app’s icon on your home screen

Step five: Before launching the app, you first need to head to Settings, select General and tap on Profile. After that, tap on the profile labelled with your Apple ID and select the Trust button

Step six:  You now need to head back to your home screen and launch GBA4iOS

  1. Steps to download the ROM for your GBA games

Step one: Launch GBA4iOS from your home screen and tap on the search icon at the top-right corner

Step two:  Next up, you will access the Google homepage where you need to type in your GBA game ROM. Note that the ROM will be downloaded to GBA4iOS

Step three: Finally, tap on the ROM you downloaded in the previous step from GBA4iOS’s home screen

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